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Patent Attorney (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Patent Agent / Trademark agent
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Patent Attorney
    Translation(s):
    undefined
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    None
    National legislation:
    The Copyright Designs and Patent Act 1988 and the Legal Services Act 2007
    Useful link:
    http://ipreg.org.uk

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    No
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Registration protection and exploitation of patents
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